Fishburne Military School

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Tel: (800)946-7773
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Fishburne Military School
  • Fishburne Military School is a private all boys boarding and day school for grades 7 through 12 & PG Basketball- turning potential into achievement since 1879.
  • Fishburne overlooks the city of Waynesboro in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
  • Distinguished as the oldest and smallest of Virginia's Military Schools, we offer individualized attention in a caring, family oriented environment.
  • Class size averages 8-10 students per instructor, ensuring each Fishburne Cadet receives the academic instruction and supervision necessary for a well-rounded education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Military Colleges and Schools
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1879

Student Body

Total Students169 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeFishburne Military School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(cadet uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$29,200
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorCedrick Broadhurst
Admissions AssociateJoan Byrne

School Notes

  • Fishburne Military School is the oldest and smallest of all military schools for boys in Virginia. Its college-prep curriculum is built upon the structure of an Army JROTC program. Boasting a 100% college-acceptance rate for the past 10 consecutive years, FMS has also been designated as a JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction and may nominate qualified candidates to the United States Service Academics. Fishburne hosts one of only four Summer JROTC programs in the nation, accredited by US Army Cadet Command. For more information visit www.fishburne.org.

Profile last updated: 05/30/2016

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5  9/7/2013
Attended 1969-1970. Went to the Led Zeplin Concert. Alice Cooper is still playing and will be in Richmond soon Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM @ The National in Richmond, Virginia
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